An 1890’s Brooklyn Townhouse Remodeled for Fashionable Occasions


Brooklyn-based structure and design studio Civilian flipped the script and have become their very own shoppers with a purpose to create their ideally suited household house. The studio founders Ksenia Kagner and Nicko Elliott remodeled the within of an 1890’s townhouse by updating the structure for contemporary instances and including modern + classic particulars and colourful accents all through. The Bedford-Stuyvesant Townhouse now contains a switched ground plan with the bedrooms moved to the backyard stage and the kitchen and residing areas moved as much as the parlor stage. The general public areas profit from the tall ceilings, restored hearth, crown molding, and ceiling medallions.

A pink hood over the range makes a daring assertion within the kitchen in opposition to a painted brick wall.

modern kitchen view of light wood cabinets

Ground-to-ceiling maple cupboards are put in within the kitchen and eating space, which features a writing desk, storage, moist bar, and built-in fridge. A metal island with marble countertop supplies further counter area and storage.

modern townhouse renovated with modern details

two people facing each other, one standing and the other sitting at desk

CIVILIAN’s Ksenia Kagner and Nicko Elliott

Maple bookshelves and cupboards are additionally used on the lounge aspect of the parlor, constructed back-to-back with the kitchen cupboards. A passageway is left open between the 2 areas.

In the lounge, a Nineteen Seventies Gae Aulenti for Knoll couch and chair set are paired with a customized espresso desk by Sam Stewart.

modern bedroom with white walls and ceiling rafters with marigold colored bedding

Just under the parlor stage, the first bed room contains a customized Raf Simons for Kvadrat headboard and Noguchi pendant mild.

Additionally on the backyard stage is the den outfitted with a blue Stephen Kenn couch and classic nesting tables by Giotto Stoppino for Kartell.

front exterior view of brooklyn townhouse with red brick exterior and black fence

exterior view of white painted townhouse in brooklyn with planter gardens filled with greenery

Pictures by Brian W. Ferry.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in pictures from SCAD and might often be discovered trying to find classic wares, doing New York Occasions crossword puzzles in pen, or remodeling playlists on Spotify.